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A 19-year-old female asked:

Just been put on fluoxetine for depression and anxiety and looking to have a drink of alcohol, is this safe?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Fred Gallo
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Not recommended: Best not to consume alcohol with your antidepressant medication, although an occasional drink probably won't hurt unless you're prone to excessive drinking.
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